Martin Freeman Wants Love Scene in ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

The actor believes his character Bilbo Baggins has had sex, and wants Peter Jackson to acknowledge that in the upcoming prequel.

Martin Freeman wants Hobbit love
Martin Freeman wants Hobbit love
In what is kind of a strange story, actor Martin Freeman has gone on record to declare that his character Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is not a virgin. And he would like director Peter Jackson to acknowledge this with a love scene shown in either one of the two upcoming prequels.

To prepare for the role of Bilbo, Martin Freeman claims that he did consider every aspect of the character's life, including his past relationships with other hobbits.

"I think he's had sex. I'm not sure. I'm trying to convince Peter to write that scene in..."

Its doubtful that Peter Jackson will focus on any sort of Hobbit tryst in his upcoming two-part fantasy adventure. It is, after all, being marketed as a family film. There has also been much debate over the years about Bilbo's sexual persuasion, and that kind of controversy will surely not be courted or commented on here, except maybe in the slightest way.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released December 14th, 2012 and stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter. The film is directed by Peter Jackson.

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Comments (17)

  1. Jay.A.Ottley


    Typical Freeman, lol always being a comedian... But really don't think this validates the importance to have its own article because any one else can tell Freeman is joking.

    3 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  2. Jitka Greenleaf

    Martin Freeman was apparently kidding.
    But I'm not sure if the person who wrote "...comes to theaters December 14th, 2012 and stars Saoirse Ronan, David Tennant" was also kidding.

    3 years agoby @Jitka-GreenleafFlag

  3. Worth5Bucks

    haha thats hilarious. it was definitely just a joke

    3 years agoby @mattbierwagenFlag

  4. Nburgmei

    His tongue was obviously firmly in cheek while suggesting some hobbit lovin. Nothing to get worked up about...unless you're into that sort of thing.

    3 years agoby @nburgmeiFlag

  5. ollie-styrene

    C`mon guys.. cant you see mr. Freeman is joking!!?? and its a good joke too,... Even if he was serious Jackson would never put that in any of the movies...

    3 years agoby @ollie-styreneFlag

  6. CUPID

    Come on who really wants to see two hobbits dudes going at it? cause we all know that hobbits are gay right?

    3 years agoby @cupidFlag

  7. Nicholaus XX

    @zanyzap -- Nice one. This is really quite ridiculous.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  8. Corey W.

    This cracks me up.

    3 years agoby @coreyFlag

  9. ChiRep_1

    Personally, I think this article is blown out of proportion. No reason to hate on Freeman for making a joke.

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  10. slysnide

    So, they cast an idiot as Bilbo eh?

    3 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  11. Mitchschaft

    F that. What an idiot. It's not even in the book.

    3 years agoby @mitchschaftFlag

  12. ChiRep_1

    Ahhh so that's what "The Unexpected Journey" is all about

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  13. ZanyZap

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Boner

    3 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  14. K.Guy


    3 years agoby @kguyFlag

  15. ejk1

    Really? This is what Freeman is worried about? Um, okay. Get ready for some hobbit sex.

    3 years agoby @ejk1Flag

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